New Haven Healthy Start receives grant
New Haven’s Healthy Start program received a $5.4 million federal grant — to the delight of New Haven’s leaders, who gathered at the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven on Friday.
Mayor’s criticisms shape Democracy Fund agenda
New Haven’s public campaign finance system is preparing to analyze potential tweaks, clarifications and even overhauls of the opportunities local politicians have to capitalize on public funds.
Police departments begin recruiting push
Both the New Haven and Yale police departments have launched their fall community outreach programs, with the goals of engaging, educating and recruiting local citizens.
Q House to re-open in 2016
City officials and community organizers of the Q House building committee convened a meeting Thursday evening to announce that Dixwell’s beloved community center will reopen in 2016.
Social media: new battleground in gubernatorial war
Democratic Governor Dan Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley have found that one battlefield in their electoral war has become more important since they opposed one another in 2010: social media.
Under first female mayor, gender gap persists
Twenty-two years ago, a local lawmaker and graduate of the Yale School of Architecture ran for the Connecticut state senate in New Haven, seeking to unseat an incumbent whose roots in the district were as deep as his political resume was long.
Malloy faces a tax problem
As Connecticut’s gubernatorial race intensifies, Gov. Dannel Malloy faces an uphill battle against what Republicans are calling their strongest message in years: that the governor’s large tax hikes have hurt the economy.
State considers early voting
A ballot measure this November seeks to amend Connecticut’s constitution in order to allow legislation removing restrictions on absentee ballots and open the door to early voting.
Campaign demands better job access
Reacting to rampant unemployment, underemployment, long commutes and low wages throughout the Elm City, New Haven Rises is mobilizing to expand residents’ access to “living-wage” jobs.